GRID 2 – How to link different pages? (Tutorial)

In this section we will talk about how to link different pages so it will allow us to navigate and classify the content in the same User.

grid 2 tut 12  This is the new command we will introduce today.

For information about how to create a user and add words, please look the previous tutorial GRID 2 – Creating and Adding new words (Tutorial).

TIPS BEFORE TUTORIAL

  • When you want to change between GRID screen and the tutorial in this website keep press the key Alt and later press tab.
  • You can click the pictures to watch them in a big size (later you can go back through the back arrow in the internet explorer).
  • The numbers with the description are shown also in the picture.
  • In the end of the post there is a videotutorial.

FIRST STEP

For showing an example we will open the default Symbol Talker B.

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– We will click with the mouse “At school”.

– We must go to the section Edit.  You can also type F11.

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GRID 2 – Creating and Adding new words (Tutorial)

In this first tutorial I will explain how to create and add/modify new words in the grid.

TIPS BEFORE TUTORIAL

  • When you want to change between GRID screen and the tutorial in this website keep press the key Alt and later press tab.
  • You can click the pictures to watch them in a big size (later you can go back through the back arrow in the internet explorer).
  • The numbers with the description appear also in the picture.
  • In the end of the post there is a videotutorial.

FIRST STEP

– Double click and open the program GRID 2    logo grid2

This is the first page that will appear:

  1. Click “Create new User”
  2. Import grid bundle (import a grid already made extension *.bdl)

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Sphero Macro Lab – Session 1

Sphero MacroLab is an excellent way of learning and experimenting with programming coding.

It works with macros, but… what is a macro, really?

The definition from wikipedia is “A macro (short for “macroinstruction”, from Greek μακρο- ‘long’) in computer science is a rule or pattern that specifies how a certain input sequence (often a sequence of characters) should be mapped to a replacement output sequence (also often a sequence of characters) according to a defined procedure.”

Wow it seems complex… but don´t worry, it isn’t. In my own words a macro is an easy and visual instruction that we can use directly in order to get one action rather than typing all the coding. For instance, imagine that we want to get the colour of the sphero orange.

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Teaching kids with dyscalculia and SEN – Dynamo maths

Dynamo Maths is a three-stage online programme to help pupils with dyscalculia and SEN. http://www.dynamomaths.co.uk/

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Stage 1 – Multi-Sensory Activities with Downloadable Resources Over 230 maths games, activities and printable resources written by dyscalculia experts. Learning maths concepts through touch, feel and play. These games and activities develop mental strategies and confidence with maths.

Stage 2 – Interactive Reinforcement through On Screen Practice using Visual Models and Images. Over 230 activities that activate many sensory channels and build confidence. Audio and visual stimuli to harness a variety of learning styles. Unlimited questions in small cumulative steps. Personalize and set on – line homework.

Stage 3 – Dynamic Worksheets for Reinforcement and Testing Understanding. Unlimited dynamic printable worksheets with new questions each time. Enables the child to record their work on paper, think through and reflect on their learning.

 

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First Tour GRID 2

GRID 2 is an Alternative and Augmentative Communication software which can help students that need extra support during cognitive and/or communication tasks.

It is presented as the name indicates, as a grid with different options that the students can choose.

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Each square can contain different commands, so when the student click them something happen :) Magic!

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